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St. Clair Shores City Clerk to be Open Saturday

The St. Clair Shores City Clerk's office will be open from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. to allow voters to obtain an absentee ballot.

Election Day is Tuesday but thousands of St. Clair Shores voters have already cast their ballots.

As of Monday morning, when the most recent update was available, about 61 percent of the 9,528 ballots issued had been returned.

St. Clair Shores tends to fare well in Macomb County election turnout. In the last presidential election November 2008, 72.5 percent percent of registered voters cast their ballots in the city. The lowest percentage was in Mount Clemens at 59.8 percent and the highest was 78.6 percent in Bruce Township, according to county results

Who can vote absentee?

According to the Macomb County Election Department, you are eligible to vote absentee if:

  • You are unable to vote without help.
  • You are 60 years of age and up.
  • You expect to be absent from your city or township on election day.
  • You are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial.
  • You have been assigned to work as a precinct inspector in a precinct other than where you are registered.
  • Or you are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs.

Where to get ballots?

To obtain absentee ballots Saturday, visit St. Clair Shores City Hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 27600 Jefferson.

Eligible voters may also vote by absent voter ballot in person at your local clerk's office until 4 p.m. Monday. All absentee voter ballots must be turned into the local clerk's office no later than 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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